Coincide Co`in*cide", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Coincided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coinciding}.] [L. co- + incidere to fall on; in + cadere to fall: cf. F. co["i]ncider. See {Chance}, n.] 1. To occupy the same place in space, as two equal triangles, when placed one on the other. [1913 Webster]

If the equator and the ecliptic had coincided, it would have rendered the annual revoluton of the earth useless. --Cheyne. [1913 Webster]

2. To occur at the same time; to be contemporaneous; as, the fall of Granada coincided with the discovery of America. [1913 Webster]

3. To correspond exactly; to agree; to concur; as, our aims coincide. [1913 Webster]

The rules of right jugdment and of good ratiocination often coincide with each other. --Watts. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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